AFI International Group Inc. (AFI) and International Management
Assistance Corporation (IMAC) come together as one super firm to bring
leading-edge security and crisis management services to clients across
CLEVELAND, OH, Aug. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - Five years after partnering to
assist clients with their security operations, AFI, a leader in crisis
management and response, and IMAC, with expertise in emergency
response, risk management and business continuity services, have
announced a merger into one company: AFIMAC. This new firm will deliver
a stronger, more unified array of security services and will continue
to provide the highest levels of customer service to its diverse client
Through the merger, AFIMAC, becomes a single source solution for
companies across the globe, no matter where they require top quality
security and crisis services. Unifying the culture of the two companies
has been an easy transition as employees in both firms have been
interacting regularly on joint accounts.
By combining forces in this way, AFIMAC also brings together more than
55 years of industry-leading experience in emergency response, strike
security, risk management, and business continuity services to protect
its clients' people and property, both during times of crisis and
regular business operations.
"More and more clients have been turning to AFI and IMAC for a full
range of services on both sides of the border," says Peter Martin, AFIMAC president & CEO. "Merging the two companies streamlines how we can deliver this, with
the highest quality levels and the greatest cost-effectiveness in the
According to Martin, exceptional service will continue to be the
hallmark of the new company:
"100 percent of our clients have been able to maintain their desired
level of operation during a crisis…and 100 percent of client projects
have been on budget, met projections, and delivered the promised
services. The bottom line is clients come to us when they are facing
significant risk and need operations executed flawlessly."
With the security industry's leading senior management team at the helm,
AFIMAC promises to deliver unrivalled security and crisis expertise to
its markets. The new firm offers an assortment of pre-crisis
contingency planning and premium security and emergency response
solutions to government and businesses in nearly every sector and
industry with proven results.
"AFIMAC brings a refreshing cohesion in the corporate security sector," says Stephen Anderson, AFIMAC vice president. "The new venture clearly shows that we have invested heavily in
assembling a global group of services and experts, instead of informal
partnerships, which is truly exceptional in our industry."
Combining the strengths of AFI International and International
Management Assistance Corporation (IMAC), AFIMAC is a leader in the
provision of comprehensive corporate security and contingency planning
services globally. Its diverse capabilities include labor dispute
planning & response, cargo security & escorts, disaster & emergency
response, corporate investigations, workplace violence assessment &
response, and executive protection. With a distinguished management
team and highly skilled personnel, AFIMAC is well known for its high
quality service delivery and immediate responsiveness.
About AFI International Group Inc.
AFI International Group provides elite security, risk management,
business continuity and investigative services to protect people and
property both during labor disruption and regular business operations.
AFI also offers an assortment of pre-crisis planning and premium
security solutions to businesses representing nearly every industry.
About International Management Assistance Corporation
International Management Assistance Corporation (IMAC) offers elite
security, risk management and business continuity services to image
conscious companies across North America. IMAC has partnered with their
clients to protect people and property both during times of crisis and
regular business operations. The company also offers an assortment of
pre-crisis planning and premium security solutions to businesses
representing nearly every industry.
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For media inquiries, please contact Kathy Hungerford, AFIMAC, 1-800-554-4622